Persian Tahini Halwa with Pista Gulab Pudding

Ingredients for Persian Tahini Halwa with Pista Gulab Pudding:

1. Sugar – ¼ cp

2. Milk – ¼ cup

3. Tahini – ½ cup

    Butter – 50 gm

4. Pista chopped – ¼ cup

5. Gelatine – 1 small spoon

    Warm water – 2 big spoons

6. Milk – ¼ cup

7. Cardamom powder – ½ small spoon

    Dried rose petals – 6, crushed manually

    Whipping cream – ¼ cup

    Condensed milk – ¼ cup

How to prepare Persian Tahini Halwa with Pista Gulab Pudding?

1. Caramelize sugar and pour milk to it, and bring it to boil.

2. While boiling, add tahini and butter and keep stirring.

3. When it turns halwa-like, transfer it to pudding tray.

4. Put pista on top, and using a spoon greased with butter, spread the halwa.

5. Soak gelatine in warm water and dissolve it fully.

6. Mix remaining pista with milk along with ingredients no: 7.

7. Pour this mixture on halwa base and allow it to set in refrigerator.

8. If you want more sweetness, add ¼ cup condensed milk more.

Courtesy: Vanitha Magazine June 15-30, 2017

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